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Author(s): GRANT MANHART
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This unique and student centered approach to a standard university Music Appreciation text was developed by Dr. Grant Manhart during 20 years of teaching at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota. This approach has shown elevated student engagement, student enjoyment, and evidence of both conceptual and factual learning.
Author(s): LAURIE VOLKMANN
“Writing is easy.”
How many times have students heard that?
In reality, writing something that people will read—and continue reading—is hard work. Even so-called “good writers” struggle with that oh-so-important element that often eludes even their professional pens. But enjoying the writing process is even harder work yet so critical if you’re going to work in any arena where formal and informal communication is required daily—which is basically everywhere, by the way.
Author(s): CHARLES SPRATT
To be a good controller requires an innate ability to accept constructive criticism, to know one’s own capabilities and limitations, to be relatively good with numbers, to be able to recall obscure regulatory information at a moment’s notice, and to be able to listen to and interpret numerous conversations all at the same time.
Author(s): Kathryn Lancioni
The Practice of Public Relations provides an overview of the nuances and intricacies of the public relations industry from the perspective of a corporate public relations practitioner and explores the relationship between an organization’s public relations department and its other communication-based functions such as investor relations, community relations, and employee relations.
The book is divided into the following sections:
Author(s): Ryan Pace
Business Entity Taxation rejects the traditional textbook method of providing the student with an onslaught of detail and complication. Rather, the focus is on a strong presentation of the fundamentals. To use a basketball analogy, a player must first develop a strong ability to pass, dribble and shoot. Once those skills are mastered, the student can readily adapt his or her skills to execute more advanced plays and sophisticated strategies presented by the coach.
Author(s): Kevin Cox, Roland Kidwell
New Venture Launchpad provides the next generation of entrepreneurs a complete and contemporary guide to launching a new business venture. Built on a foundation of widely validated and empirically derived techniques and strategies, the workbook and associated program provide entrepreneurs with a proven and scientific approach to launching a business. The content takes participants from ideation through new venture financing to growth, while covering everything in between.
Author(s): C.J. Fitzwilliams-Heck
A Practical Guide to Nature Study fills a gap in literature dedicated to nature-based education. Whether you consider yourself a novice or seasoned naturalist, your nature study will benefit from this unique and holistic approach. As a student of nature, you will build naturalist skills, become more ecologically aware, learn basic natural histories of common flora and fauna, and explore a regional field guide.
Author(s): Ryan Pace
The study of tax law can be an intimidating task. Nevertheless, students wil find that being proficient in tax law can be very rewarding and prepares students for valuable career opportunities as accounting, tax advisors, and business consultants. Once a student understands the organization of the Internal Revenue Code and the overall method of determining an individual taxpayer's tax liability, learning the more complex parts of the tax law can be put in perspective and approached in a more structured manner.